What's the purpose of using comments?
Comments is a straightforward way to communicate with your partners on specific Winddle objects. Winddle allows to start discussion with your partner on a project line, a specific chekpoint or a document.
To clearly track shared information, a posted comment cannot be updated nor removed.
Every new comment posted on a project line will be displayed in its activity feed and will generate a notifications for concerned partners (see below Comments Privacy) according to their user settings.
Add a new comment
On a project line
To post a new comment on a given project line, use the dedicated space at the top of the activity feed on the project line home.
On a checkpoint
To add a new comment on a checkpoint, open the checkpoint details and open its discussion tab.
On a document
When a document has been shared with you on a project line, you will be able to comment on it if needed. Partners who have access to the doc will be notified and able to reply. Comments on documents are listed in the activity feed.
Expand the writing zone
For your convenience when writing a long comment on a project line or checkpoint, you can expand the writing zone by clicking on the expand icon.
When writing a comment on a project line or checkpoint, it is possible to set a specific privacy using the drop-down menu at the bottom of the comment. The privacy should be set before adding the comment.
It is the default privacy setting for project line comments. That means that every line partner will be notified and will be able to view/answer the comment.
It is the default privacy setting for checkpoint comments. Same as Project line partners but only for partners authorized at least to participate to the checkpoint.
Only me (project line or checkpoint level):
The comment will be visible only to you.
Internal Employees (project line or checkpoint level):
Among the project line or checkpoints partners, only users from your company will access the comment.
Note: Comments on a document automatically inherit the document's privacy.
Visualize a new comment
Activity feed of a project line gives you details about the comment related object (project line, checkpoint or document). Clicking on the name of the related checkpoint or document will open the comment on the related object (checkpoint details or document).
For more information on the activity feed, please see the related article.
Note: Comment icons on the project line home gives precision about the number of comments that have been added to each checkpoint.
Reply to a comment
Click on the arrow icon in the right bottom corner to reply to a comment.
The reply will have the same privacy as the initial comment.
Mention a partner in a comment
Type "@" to mention a partner in a comment. The mentioned partner will receive a specific notification.
A comment including a mention will be visible by all the partners set by the comment privacy.